The music that enters just after actress Sofia Vergara finishes her seductive pitch in this Cadillac Escalade commercial caught the attention of some my fellow musicians so I thought I’d post it here:

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This  spot recently took 1st prize in a contest to see what team could produce the best commercial for Dialogue Earth, a non-partisan think tank that focuses on environmental issues. The spot was written and produced by Chris Bookman and Dylan Walker, also known as Snap Brothers, who are college-students based in Texas. “We’ve entered [...]

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Although the Thomas Newman-esque soundtrack and glorious slow motion shots of liquids pouring make this yogurt commercial noteworthy, it’s really the poem (brilliantly read by William Dafoe) that makes it extraordinary: I’m now on a mission to find the original author of this poem. ___________________________________________________ Mike Bielenberg is a professional musician and co-founder of http://www.musicrevolution.com, [...]

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The song featured in this movie trailer for the soon-to-be-released Madea’s Big Happy Family is fantastic: It’s  “M.A to the D.E.A” by FS (featuring Northern League). It’s available on iTunes. From what I can see it was commissioned specifically for this movie trailer so the artist is probably independent and maybe even located in Atlanta. [...]

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New York-based sound designer Bill Milbrodt led a 22-person team to build musical instruments created with car parts from the Ford Focus. Composer Craig Richey then wrote a score to which was performed for this commercial by these musicians who mastered the music in just two rehearsals. Amazing. Here’s the specific list of instruments created [...]

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The popular dating website www.plentyoffish.com licensed this great song by Amos Transparent, a six-piece group out of Canada, to tell this very touching split-screen story: “Find Your Other Half” The song is called “After All That It’s Come To This” . Here’s the full length version. Enjoy! ___________________________________________________ Mike Bielenberg is a professional musician and [...]

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How can you not love the pure chutzpah of this lounge lizard plugging Taco Bell’s four kinds of steak? ___________________________________________________ Mike Bielenberg is a professional musician and co-founder of http://www.musicrevolution.com, a production music marketplace where media producers and business owners can license high-quality, affordable music from a online community of musicians.

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Isn’t it funny how TV commercials have become the best way to find new bands? Subura picked a terrific song to advertise their new Forester. The song is “Powerful Stuff’” by San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Sean Hayes. I think the best part of this spot is when the subtle drum groove kicks in at :21: Here’s [...]

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Check out this Volkswagen Jetta spot that uses Pigeon John’s “Bomb” to underscore a digitally recreated Donald O’Connor and Gene Kelly dancing in the backseat. Good stuff: And here’s the full-length track by Pigeon John. This is exactly the kind of high energy, one-dimensional (I mean that in a good way) tracks that music supervisors [...]

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Check out this Above the Influence TV commercial with an awesome urban soundtrack: If you like that track, we welcome you to peruse over 800 royalty-free hip hop production music tracks here. Enjoy! Mike Bielenberg www.musicrevolution.com

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